Monthly Archives: December 2012

Use of Emerging Soft Skills

Originally posted on Personal Professional Website:
A team of researchers released a very well-conceived study about what transferable skills will be in high demand in the near future; the study is called Future Work Skills 2020 and was published by Institute…

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ABJH Excerpt: Joining the Work-at-Home Movement

While executive search experts these days say you can’t find a new job from ads, I have found several that way, even recently. The ads are online now, on career-specific sites. I still advise checking ads frequently when you’re job hunting. Continue reading

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A Special Christmas Gift to You: Buy ABJH Now with Free Shipping

So hurry to take advantage of this fantastic offer, either for yourself, or for those you know who are job hunting. The book has lessons, based on my personal experiences, for all career stages, from finding a first job, to mid-career switches, to the challenges of working at home, to age issues faced by older workers like myself. Continue reading

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ABJH Excerpt: The Early-Career Crisis

I could have been there when the Wall tumbled and Germany was reunited, an amazing story for anyone who grew up in the Cold War years, as I did.
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Serious about your job search? Don’t take December off!

Originally posted on Ferndale Michigan Works:
Conventional job-seeking wisdom says that everyone takes the month of December off, so there’s not much point in looking for a job then. A recent article by HR pro John Sullivan lists 20 reasons…

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Is Your CV Holding You Back?

Some great advice from a UK blogger. I’ll be writing more about creating multiple resumes for different jobs, watch for that post in the next few days.

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Job Opening: PR Management, Chicago

Here’s another opening I received through a college alumni group. It’s with a major Chicago-area employer and requires a good deal of experience. Continue reading

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